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Nature Park Cleanup (with Hahamongna Coop Nursery)
May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Excited that once again we will be working with volunteers from Hahamongna Cooperative Nursery. These joint cleanups are especially productive, fun, and educational.
Meet at the park to pull, bash, curse, chop and behead weeds, water the new plantings, pick up litter, spread mulch, and enjoy the park. Come for the whole time, for an hour, or just stop by to say hello. Maybe we will even see some monarch butterflies at our new monarch waystation.
– wear sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
– bring water
– bring gardening gloves and tools (weeders, trowels, whatever you use in your own garden), there are extra tools and gloves for those who need them.
– wear comfortable work clothes, including work shoes (sneakers or boots); light weight long pants and long-sleeved shirts
– bring binoculars for birdwatching (optional)
Children must be under adult supervision at all times. There is poison oak in the park that we will point out before starting.
The South Pas Nature Park is a four-acre habitat park along the Arroyo Seco. The entrance, marked by a small plaque on an attractive river rock wall, is in the 100 block of Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena, east of the York Street Bridge. There is plenty of on-street parking on Pasadena Avenue.
The park is graced with mature coast live oaks, southern walnuts and western sycamores. Planted with sage, buckwheat and other native coastal sage scrub plants, the park provides an inviting environment for birds, lizards, squirrels and numerous other critters. Locals too enjoy walking, jogging and horseback riding through the park.